Director: Nataşa Merkulova, Alexei Ciupov
RUSSIA, FRANCE, ESTONIA, 2021
RUNNING TIME: 126'
Screenplay: Nataşa Merkulova, Alexei Ciupov, Mart Taniel
Director of Photography: Mart Taniel
Editor: François Gédigier
Cast: Iuri Borisov, Timofei Tribunţev, Alexandr Yaţenko, Nikita Kukuşin, Vladimir Epifanţev
Producer: Valeri Fedorovici, Evgheni Nikişov, Alexander Plotnikov
Production: A Place of Power, Lookfilm, Homeless Bob Production, Kinovista
Festivals: Veneţia 2021, Busan 2021, Varşovia 2021, Salonic 2021, Chicago 2021, Gent 2021, Tallinn 2021, Les Arcs 2021, Göteborg 2022
Awards: Marele premiu al juriului/Grand Prize of the Jury - Les Arcs 2021, Cea mai bună Best Art Direction - Chicago 2021
Captain Volkonogov Escaped (2021), Call-center (TV, 2020), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018), Intimate Parts (2013)
Captain Fyodor Volkonogov, a well-respected and obedient USSR law enforcer, witnesses his peers being suspiciously questioned. Sensing his turn is approaching, he escapes and is soon on the run, hunted by his former colleagues. Vulnerable and hopeless, Fyodor comes to realize what he had been part of. Suddenly he gets a message from hell...